WASHINGTON -- If you don't think jazz and Washington, D.C. go together, you need to review your D.C. history. As NPR put it:
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The late Dave Brubeck's classic jazz piece, 'Take Five,' is forever engrained in the brains of just about anyone who's ever heard it. With it's undeni...
While we often think of jazz in terms of syncopated rhythms and lush dissonance, pianist Dave Brubeck was one of the first to help shape that style of experimentation.
Going to see Brubeck's late show at the Blue Note on a Saturday night feels, in 2010, almost as improbable as going to the ballpark to catch Mickey Mantle, or attending a lecture by Alexander Hamilton.
Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.
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